This program integrates emerging infectious disease science with learning how to apply science through affecting government policy. This is a newly emerging field and the Georgetown GID program is one of the oldest in existence. Faculty in the Department of Biology (Drs. Armbruster, Bansal, Brinsmade, Elmendorf, Rolfes, Rosenwald, and Singer) accept students through the GID program.
The highly rated IPN program in neuroscience includes faculty from the medical center and main campus. Faculty in the Department of Biology (Drs. Casey, Donoghue, Huang, and Neale) accept students through the GID program.
The Center for the Environment aims to provide an evolving forum for the discussion, dissemination, and awareness of environmental issues affecting all areas of scholarship, education, and service at Georgetown. A minor is offered to undergraduate students through this program.
Located in the heart of the nation's capital, the Program on Science in the Public Interest promotes direct dialog with the government on critical scientific issues and helps to develop the next generation of citizen scientists.
The Department of Biology participates in the Post-Bac program for students who want to improve their science background to prepare for medical school. The program provides rigorous training in math and laboratory sciences, access to pre-medical advising and, upon completion of the certificate requirements, the opportunity to be evaluated and recommended by the Pre-Med Committee.
Sigma Xi is an international science honor society with more than 500 chapters around the world.